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Under starter’s orders for fun at sport-themed school fair

Under starter’s orders for fun at sport-themed school fair

Under starter’s orders for fun at sport-themed school fair

28 June 2019

It was sports galore as children, parents and staff enjoyed tennis, badminton, netball, rowing and pony rides at the annual summer fair.


Parents under pressure to bridge funding gap and pay for classroom essentials

Parents under pressure to bridge funding gap and pay for classroom essentials

Parents under pressure to bridge funding gap and pay for classroom essentials

27 June 2019

Hillmead gets just over a £1m from Hertfordshire County Council to pay all its bills, including wages for 25 staff including 12 teachers.


Young musicians hit the high notes at Birchwood's primary school music day

Young musicians hit the high notes at Birchwood's primary school music day

Young musicians hit the high notes at Birchwood's primary school music day

21 June 2019

Children from Hillmead, Northgate, St Joseph's and St Michael's in Stortford and from High Wych took part in rehearsals and a concert


Hockerill's history boys make history by winning quiz title in Paris

Hockerill's history boys make history by winning quiz title in Paris

Hockerill's history boys make history by winning quiz title in Paris

14 June 2019

A quartet from the Bishop's Stortford state secondary beat a team from Eton in the final to be crowned champions in international tournament


Bishop's Stortford College's new head will be first woman in its 150-year history

Bishop's Stortford College's new head will be first woman in its 150-year history

Bishop's Stortford College's new head will be first woman in its 150-year history

12 June 2019

Kathy Crewe-Read, only the 10th head ever at the College since 1868, will join from the award-winning Wolverhampton Grammar School


Young volunteers from Herts and Essex High School sing the praises of CHIPS

Young volunteers from Herts and Essex High School sing the praises of CHIPS

Young volunteers from Herts and Essex High School sing the praises of CHIPS

08 June 2019

A charity which operates a SEN playscheme in Stortford has three new volunteers from Herts and Essex High School in its ranks. Cat Barkley reports


Commitment to skills and training prize for airport

Commitment to skills and training prize for airport

Commitment to skills and training prize for airport

07 June 2019

The UK’s largest airport group collected the honour at a gala presentation hosted by comedian Kerry Godliman.


Schoolgirls take challenge one bare-footed step further

Schoolgirls take challenge one bare-footed step further

Schoolgirls take challenge one bare-footed step further

07 June 2019

Four pupils at All Saints CofE Primary raised more than £500 for a breast cancer charity by walking barefoot to and from school each day for a week.


Head of Hockerill Anglo-European College to leave after six years

Head of Hockerill Anglo-European College to leave after six years

Head of Hockerill Anglo-European College to leave after six years

06 June 2019

Pippa Middleton's schoolgirl crush Richard Markham is moving on at the end of the summer term 'for personal and family reasons'


Council money boosts Bishop's Stortford service for dementia sufferers

Council money boosts Bishop's Stortford service for dementia sufferers

Council money boosts Bishop's Stortford service for dementia sufferers

06 June 2019

Grants enable learners community library at Herts and Essex Hospital to offer music aid and other resources to the elderly


One-time nursery teacher among care home dementia residents on visit to Northgate school

One-time nursery teacher among care home dementia residents on visit to Northgate school

One-time nursery teacher among care home dementia residents on visit to Northgate school

06 June 2019

Six guests of Conewood Manor home in Bishop's Stortford visited Little Ladybirds nursery at the Cricketfield Lane primary school


Buckingham Palace date for Herts and Essex High School's gold DofE club

Buckingham Palace date for Herts and Essex High School's gold DofE club

Buckingham Palace date for Herts and Essex High School's gold DofE club

29 May 2019

Six more students at the Bishop's Stortford secondary have managed to strike gold by the end of Year 13


National final beckons for Bishop's Stortford High School dance star

National final beckons for Bishop's Stortford High School dance star

National final beckons for Bishop's Stortford High School dance star

28 May 2019

Laura Skinner, 18, will compete against 69 other title hopefuls in Blackpool – the day after her last A Level exam


Herts and Essex High School sets gold standard on mental health for staff and students

Herts and Essex High School sets gold standard on mental health for staff and students

Herts and Essex High School sets gold standard on mental health for staff and students

27 May 2019

The Bishop's Stortford secondary has been awarded the top rating by the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools


Thanksgiving service in town for former Bishop's Stortford High School head

Thanksgiving service in town for former Bishop's Stortford High School head

Thanksgiving service in town for former Bishop's Stortford High School head

24 May 2019

Ian Shaw's death in March at the age of 83 prompted a flood of tributes from students and staff who worked under him


Owls this for a Bishop's Stortford school medieval May fayre!

Owls this for a Bishop's Stortford school medieval May fayre!

Owls this for a Bishop's Stortford school medieval May fayre!

23 May 2019

Todd the falcon, Domino the spectacled owl and Bluebell the great grey owl delighted visitors with their display.


Stansted school pupils benefit from unique new sign language

Stansted school pupils benefit from unique new sign language

Stansted school pupils benefit from unique new sign language

20 May 2019

Teachers at Magna Carta primary have found a way to encourage pupils who were reluctant to put up their hands to get involved


Pupils at Bishop's Stortford primary school take SATs week lying down

Pupils at Bishop's Stortford primary school take SATs week lying down

Pupils at Bishop's Stortford primary school take SATs week lying down

17 May 2019

Year 6 children at All Saints took part in mindfulness stress buster sessions involving yoga-inspired relaxation and creative activities


Pupil power: Plucky 9-year-old persuades her Stortford school to change policy on plastic

Pupil power: Plucky 9-year-old persuades her Stortford school to change policy on plastic

Pupil power: Plucky 9-year-old persuades her Stortford school to change policy on plastic

11 May 2019

Northgate girl Isabella Doyle wrote to headteacher after environment project school trip – on which they were told to take plastic bags and bottles


Sky-high demand for training courses at Stansted Airport College

Sky-high demand for training courses at Stansted Airport College

Sky-high demand for training courses at Stansted Airport College

10 May 2019

The £11m facility – a partnership between Harlow College and Manchester Airports Group – offers vocational courses and apprenticeships


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